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Re: [alpine-devel] heads up: new behaviour of sshd stop

From: Natanael Copa <natanael.copa_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 14:05:11 +0100

On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 9:50 AM, Harry Lachanas <grharry_at_freemail.gr> wrote:
> Not  convenient !!!

/etc/init.d/sshd restart will not disconnect you

Just don't run '/etc/init.d/sshd stop' alone and you'll be safe.


> Does this apply to DropBear too ???

No, I dont know how dropbear does it, but it will be unchanged.

> Regards,
> Harry

>
>
>
>> Just a heads-up for you who uses ssh on remote boxes.
>> Do not run '/etc/init.d/sshd stop' when connected remotely. You will
>> from now on be disconnected when doing so.
>>
>> Before:
>>  * /etc/init.d/sshd stop does not kill the running ssh sessions and
>> does not disconnect you if you are logged on remotely.
>>  * doing reboot remotely ends with a timeout since the network is
>> shutdown before the ssh session gets killed by the final killall.
>>  * /etc/init.d/sshd restart would not disconnect you
>>
>> Now:
>>  * /etc/init.d/sshd stop will kill your running ssh sessions and you
>> will get disconnected
>>  * doing reboot remotely shoudl give you a clean disconnect
>>  * /etc/init.d/sshd restart will not disconnect you
>>
>> So basicly, this is just a heads up to be careful when you are logged
>> on remotely via ssh: Do *not* run '/etc/init.d/sshd stop' You will get
>> disconnected. Running '/etc/init.d/sshd restart' should be safe
>> though.
>>
>>
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